Information technology or telecommunications professional n.e.c.
- Deals with and reports on breaches in security.
- Examines IT system for potential threats to its security and integrity and draws up plans for disaster recovery if security is compromised.
- Makes recommendations concerning software/system quality.
- Develops quality standards and validation techniques.
- Develops, implements and documents test plans for IT software, systems and computer games.
- Undertakes the testing of software, systems or computer games for errors, identifies source of problems and proposes solutions.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 9% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for information technology or telecommunications professional n.e.c. is £36,525
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 4,954. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for information technology or telecommunications professional n.e.c. roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £36,525 per year. That is about £3,044 per month or £18.73 per hour. New workers generally start on £20,467, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £58,240
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 4,954 people are employed in the region.